Accra, 27 Nov 06
For several weeks now, Elizabeth Ohene and her neighbours in a Ghana slum have been excited about the visit to their homes this week by the UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
Nairobi, 17 Nov 06
Britain’s Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs David Miliband was given a grueling tour on foot of Nairobi’s crowded and destitute Kibera slums this week by UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
Nairobi, 16 Sept 06
The city of Nairobi celebrated the first annual ‘Safer Spaces and Streets Day’. There were calls to upgrade and reopen open spaces and sports fields in low income neigbourhoods and to hold monthly Safer Spaces and Streets Day events every last Saturday of the month at different neighbourhoods.
Vancouver, 20 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT and Computer Aid International Monday signed a landmark agreement to help avail ICT to the inhabitants of Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya, one of the world's poorest informal settlements.
Vancouver, Canada, 18 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT`s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, on Sunday appointed former Mozambique President, Mr. Joachim Chissano, as the agency's Youth Ambassador to ensure that the concerns of young people remain high on the international agenda.